Re: Desperately Trying To Install J2RE 1.3.1 or J2SDK 1.3.1
> Problem is I can't seem to find a debian package which isn't broken.
> They all seem to depend on J2se-common, which I can't find anywhere.
> I even searched for it on Google. I'm surprised there wasn't more
> mention of it in the debian lists, etc.. BTW, I am trying to
> install from the FTP site in France, mentioned on the Blackdown list
> of mirrors. I tried the US one (Tux), but it is always maxed (150
> At this point I'm figuring the only way to install this is using one
> of the BIN versions (though from which site I don't know, advice
> please). For this I'm looking at the directions from:
The instructions are a bit outdated. To get j2se-common you have to
add "main" to the apt line shown on that site, ie. use something like
deb ftp://<mirror>/<path-to-java-directory>/debian woody non-free main
Juergen Kreileder, Blackdown Java-Linux Team